LAWRENCE, Kan. (Men's Cross Country) – Ashlyn Howie (SR/Chillicothe, Ohio) finished in 30th place, and Sarah Biehl (JR/Lowell, Ohio) and Anna Havranek (FR/Sugarcreek, Ohio) also finished in the top 35, as the Shawnee State women's cross country team ranked fifth among 32 teams at the NAIA Preview meet on Saturday in Lawrence, Kan.
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (Cross Country) – The Shawnee State men's and women's cross country teams have spent the entirety of the 2014 season in the NAIA Coaches' Top 25 polls. This week was no different, as the women's squad came in at No. 8 and the men ranked No. 13.
CEDARVILLE, Ohio (Men's Cross Country) – Breydon Gates (SR/Belpre, Ohio) finished the 8k Elvin R. King Cross Country course in a time of 25:47.54, as the Shawnee State men's cross country team finished in 15th of 43 teams at the All-Ohio Invitational on Friday.
CEDARVILLE, Ohio (Women's Cross Country) – In a field of more than 500 runners, the Shawnee State women's cross country team shined bright en route to a third place finish among 42 squads at the All-Ohio Invitational on Friday at the Elvin R. King Cross Country Course.
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (Cross Country) – Both the Shawnee State men's and women's cross country teams remained in the NAIA Top 10 this week, after second straight victories for each squad.
For the second straight week, the men's team remained at the No. 7 spot, where they have been since the opening poll on Aug. 27. The Bears earned another team victory at the 28th Annual Winthrop Invitational, finishing first of seven squads in the non-NCAA Division I race. SSU completed the 8,000 meter race faster as a team than all but one of the Division I teams, as well.